The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 343 373 371
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 82 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 23
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£475 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 17 £525 +16.66% 2
Docklands, London -4 2 £550 +15.78%
Croydon -17 2 - -
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England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 123 (88.49%) Cisco
2 115 (82.73%) CheckPoint
3 110 (79.14%) Firewall
4 77 (55.40%) WAN
5 72 (51.80%) LAN
6 67 (48.20%) Juniper
6 67 (48.20%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (36.69%) ProxySG
8 50 (35.97%) VPN
9 48 (34.53%) Network Security
10 47 (33.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 45 (32.37%) F5
11 45 (32.37%) Wireless
12 44 (31.65%) SSL
13 39 (28.06%) CCNP
14 37 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (25.90%) Finance
16 34 (24.46%) Nortel
16 34 (24.46%) Nokia
17 33 (23.74%) BGP
17 33 (23.74%) Data Centre
18 32 (23.02%) IPsec
18 32 (23.02%) Avaya
19 31 (22.30%) DNS
20 30 (21.58%) OSPF
20 30 (21.58%) BIG-IP
21 28 (20.14%) VoIP
22 27 (19.42%) Linux
23 23 (16.55%) SAN
23 23 (16.55%) Citrix

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.44%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
1 2 (1.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (79.14%) Firewall
2 77 (55.40%) WAN
3 72 (51.80%) LAN
4 50 (35.97%) VPN
5 48 (34.53%) Network Security
6 47 (33.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 45 (32.37%) Wireless
8 44 (31.65%) SSL
9 37 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (23.74%) BGP
11 32 (23.02%) IPsec
12 31 (22.30%) DNS
13 30 (21.58%) BIG-IP
13 30 (21.58%) OSPF
14 28 (20.14%) VoIP
15 23 (16.55%) SAN
16 19 (13.67%) TCP/IP
17 18 (12.95%) DHCP
17 18 (12.95%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (12.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) MySQL
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (1.44%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
General
1 36 (25.90%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Banking
3 11 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (44.60%) Network Engineer
2 24 (17.27%) Architect
2 24 (17.27%) Security Engineer
3 23 (16.55%) Analyst
4 18 (12.95%) Service Analyst
4 18 (12.95%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (12.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (12.23%) Network Architect
5 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (10.79%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Network Support
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Data Network Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) Middleware
2 6 (4.32%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.16%) Replication
4 3 (2.16%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) SecurID
5 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.44%) DTV
5 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) IVR
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Linux
2 20 (14.39%) Windows
3 17 (12.23%) UNIX
4 16 (11.51%) Solaris
5 14 (10.07%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.83%) Load Balancing
2 18 (12.95%) Time Management
3 15 (10.79%) Network Architecture
4 13 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (7.19%) Network Design
6 8 (5.76%) ITIL
7 7 (5.04%) Change Control
8 6 (4.32%) Network Management
8 6 (4.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.32%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.60%) Open Source
9 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.88%) WAN Optimisation
10 4 (2.88%) Migration
11 3 (2.16%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.16%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.16%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (1.44%) Line Management
12 2 (1.44%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.60%) PHP
1 5 (3.60%) Python
2 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (48.20%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (28.06%) CCNP
3 16 (11.51%) CCSE
4 8 (5.76%) CCIE
5 5 (3.60%) CCNA
6 4 (2.88%) Avaya Certification
6 4 (2.88%) CCSA
7 2 (1.44%) CISSP
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) Degree
7 2 (1.44%) CCDA
8 1 (0.72%) CCDP
8 1 (0.72%) CCSP
8 1 (0.72%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.72%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (36.69%) ProxySG
2 8 (5.76%) Snort
3 7 (5.04%) XenServer
4 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 14 (10.07%) Control-M
1 14 (10.07%) BladeLogic
2 7 (5.04%) NetCrunch
3 6 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.32%) Nagios
4 5 (3.60%) Cacti
4 5 (3.60%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.44%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.44%) SCCM
7 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.72%) OPNET
7 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 123 (88.49%) Cisco
2 115 (82.73%) CheckPoint
3 67 (48.20%) Juniper
4 45 (32.37%) F5
5 34 (24.46%) Nortel
5 34 (24.46%) Nokia
6 32 (23.02%) Avaya
7 23 (16.55%) Citrix
8 21 (15.11%) Symantec
9 19 (13.67%) CA
10 18 (12.95%) Sourcefire
11 15 (10.79%) Oracle
12 12 (8.63%) SolarWinds
13 11 (7.91%) McAfee
14 9 (6.47%) VMware
14 9 (6.47%) HP
14 9 (6.47%) Infoblox
15 7 (5.04%) Dell
15 7 (5.04%) SonicWALL
15 7 (5.04%) TippingPoint
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